The Guide for Responsible Corporate Engagement in Climate Policy

The guide connects the dots between sustainability commitments, such as emissions reductions across their value chains and efficiency improvements, with corporate policy positions. Core elements of responsible corporate engagement in public policy are laid out in three practical action items 1) Engage for Legitimacy and Opportunity 2) Align for Consistency and Accountability 3) Report for Transparency.

Business leaders are in a unique position to inform and advance effective responses to climate change. In meetings with ministers and heads of state, companies have an opportunity to emphasize the market risks, as well as innovation potential, that climate policy must address.